David Ryfe, associate professor of journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies, was elected to the post of academic chair for the school.
Ryfe, who is also the school’s senior research scholar, began teaching at the Reynolds School in 2006.
Ryfe earned a bachelor’s in political science and literature/creative writing, a masters in political science, a master’s in communication, and a doctorate in communication, all from the University of California, San Diego. He previously held a professorship at Middle Tennessee State University and teaching positions at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, San Diego.
In partnership with Tesla and EDAWN, the university is preparing to launch the K-12 Robotics Center inside the new Southside Studio by early 2021.